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Jamie McGinn re-signs with Avalanche for 2 years

The Colorado Avalanche signed left-winger Jamie McGinn to a two-year deal Thursday. The 25-year McGinn had 19 goals and 19 assists in 79 games last season.

Forward had 19 goals, 38 points in 79 games this past season

Avalanche left-winger Jamie McGinn scored 19 goals and 38 points this past season. Team executive Joe Sakic said McGinn "played an important role for our team" in gaining a playoff berth for the first time in four years. (Jack Dempsey/Associated Press)

The Colorado Avalanche signed left-winger Jamie McGinn to a two-year deal Thursday.

The 25-year McGinn had 19 goals and 19 assists in 79 games last season in helping the Avalanche tie a franchise record with 52 wins. He also had three game-winning goals.

Avalanche executive Joe Sakic said McGinn "played an important role for our team" as they made the playoffs for the first time since 2009-10.

McGinn was acquired by Colorado in a trade with San Jose on Feb. 27, 2012.

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